8 thoughts on “What Are Your Favorite Quotes?”

  1. “To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.”
    Alfred Austin

    “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
    Robert Louis Stevenson

    “Above all things have intense love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8 NWT

    “Be courageous and strong. Do not be struck with terror or fear, for Jehovah your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NWT

    “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those crushed in spirit.” Psalms 34:18 NWT

  2. We are the choices we have made-Francesca Johnson (Robert James Waller) Bridges of Madison County

    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent-Eleanor Roosevelt

    We can’t change some of our circumstances but we do choose to perceive ourselves as victims or not….resilience (and education) are key to surviving and thriving in this life.

  3. Consider it pure joy whenever you face trials of various kinds. Because the testing of your faith develops perseverance, and perseverance must finish it’s work. So that you will be mature and complete, lacking in nothing.
    My version of James 1:2
    I believe that this is my favorite Bible verse.

  4. “It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.” – Robert Goddard

  5. There are a lot of different quotes, both serious and silly, that have stuck with me. I put together a list a bunch of years back when quotes were something that Facebook looked for and promoted. Here they are:

    “This country has more problems than it should tolerate and more solutions than it uses.” (Ralph Nader)

    “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” (Eleanor Roosevelt)

    “The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.” (Mark Twain)

    “We’ve become a race of Peeping Toms. What people ought to do is get outside their own house and look in for a change.” (Rear Window)

    “Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.” (Harvey Pekar)

    “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” (Elie Wiesel)

    “I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.” (Groucho Marx)

    “I feel that life is divided into the horrible and the miserable. That’s the two categories. The horrible are like, I don’t know, terminal cases, you know, and blind people, crippled. I don’t know how they get through life. It’s amazing to me. And the miserable is everyone else. So you should be thankful that you’re miserable, because that’s very lucky, to be miserable.” (Woody Allen in Annie Hall)

    “When I buy a new book, I read the last page first. That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends. That, my friend, is a dark side.” (When Harry Met Sally …)

    “Home – is where I want to be
    But I guess I’m already there.
    I come home — she lifted up her wings
    Guess that this must be the place.
    I can’t tell one from another
    Did I find you, or you find me?
    There was a time, before we were born
    If someone asks, this is where I’ll be . . . where I’ll be.” (Naive Meloday – Talking Heads)

    “The Dude abides.” (Big Lebowski)

    “And our credo: ‘Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc.’ We gladly feast on those who would subdue us. Not just pretty words.” (Addams Family)

    “I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?” (Stand By Me)

    “Mr. Kane was a man who got everything he wanted and then lost it. Maybe Rosebud was something he couldn’t get, or something he lost. Anyway, it wouldn’t have explained anything… I don’t think any word can explain a man’s life. No, I guess Rosebud is just a… piece in a jigsaw puzzle… a missing piece. ” (Citizen Kane)

    “What could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you haven’t lived it?” (Edward Albee)

    “Beer. The cause of and solution to all of life’s problems.” (Homer Simpson)

    “May your best days of yesterday be your worst days of tomorrow.” (Irish Toast)

    “Behind every man alive stand thirty ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living. Since the dawn of time, a hundred billion human beings have walked the planet Earth
    Now this is an interesting number, for by a curious coincidence there are approximately a hundred billion stars in our local universe, the Milky Way. So for every man and woman who has ever lived, in this universe there shines a star.” (Arthur C. Clarke)

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